Egyptian renowned actress Soheir El-Bably died in Cairo on Sunday at the age of 86 after being in a come for almost three weeks at an intensive care unit.
Born in Damietta on 14 February 1935, El-Bably graduated from the Department of Performing Arts and the Institute of music.
She retired at her peak in the late 90s after appearing in over 100 works, before returning in 2006 with the TV series ‘Alb Habibi’.
A theatre expert; Soheir El-Bably starred in a few of the most loved Arab classics like ‘Madraset Al-Moshaghebein’, ‘Raya Wi Skeina’, ‘Al-Dokhoul Bel-Malabes Al-Rasmeya’, ‘Ala Al-Raseef’, and ‘Atteya Al-Erhabia.’
Her TV hits include ‘Alf Leila Wi-Leila – Arous El-Bohour’ (1985) and her most remarkable TV classic is ‘Bakiza Wi Zaghloul’ (1986).